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Married At First Sight UK 2023: Everything we know about series eight so far

Fans can expect some new twists

MAFS UK experts Paul C Brunson, Charlene Douglas and Mel Schilling
Nicky Morris
Nicky MorrisTV and film writer
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With Married At First Sight Australia's latest season drawing to a close, fans may be wondering when they can expect to see the experts return with a fresh batch of singles hoping to be matched with their true love. 

Read on to find out everything we know about the new series of MAFS UK.

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When is the new series of MAFS UK?

While Channel 4 have yet to announce the release date for season eight, new episodes tend to arrive between late summer and early autumn of each year. This means fans should expect the new series to land on their screens anytime between August and October.

Applications for the upcoming season are currently open and the show's bosses are encouraging singletons over the age of 18 to apply for the chance to be a part of the 2023 cast. 

If you're looking to find 'the one' and fancy signing up for the series, all you have to do is email your name, age, and contact number to

Bronte, Alyssa, Tahnee, at MAFS dinner party
MAFS Australia is currently airing on E4

What to expect from MAFS UK 2023

The new MAFS series is set to be the longest ever as show bosses extend the season's run. According to Metro, season eight could run for around eight weeks, which means an extra seven days of explosive drama and heartwarming moments between the contestants.

Fans can also expect some new twists in the upcoming season, following in the footsteps of the latest MAFS Australia season, which introduced new phases such as Feedback Week

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During an exclusive interview with HELLO! back in December, expert Mel Schilling was asked if fans will see some new changes to the format. "Absolutely," said the dating coach. "I've just been in Australia filming series ten of the Aussie one and I've got to say, there's certainly some new twists coming up in the Aussie one and if history is anything to go by, when we do something new in Australia, we tend to follow suit in the UK. 

Mel Schilling on This Morning© Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock
Expert Mel said fans can expect some new twists

"So I would suggest there are a number of twists coming in the new season, so watch this space."

We also expect Mel will return to help the new couples as they embark on their new relationships, alongside fellow experts Paul C Brunson and Charlene Douglas. Although, Channel 4 has yet to confirm this. 

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